Dr. Zengyi Shao in the Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering has recieved the Bailey Research Career Development Award for the following project
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Dr. Cathy Miller in the Department of Veterinary Microbiology & Preventive Medicine has received the following grant:
Title: Defining mammalian orthoreovirus genome packaging signals to build a better vaccine and cancer therapy vector.
Congratulations to Ph.D. candidate Debarpan Dhar for passing his preliminary exams!
Elizabeth Swanner, Assistant Professor in the Geologic and Atmospheric Sciences Department, has been awarded the 2020 Early Achievement in Research Award from the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences at Iowa State University.
Elizabeth Swanner, Assistant Professor in the Geologic and Atmospheric Sciences Department, received two new grants this past fall:
Congratulations to the following IM students on completing their PhD in 2020!
Congratulations to Graham Redweik, a 4th year PhD student in Dr. Melha Mellata's lab, on being selected to one of 38 ASM Young Ambassadors around the world!
Graham Redweik was one of 75 individuals nationwide awarded a USDA National Institute of Food Agriculture Predoctoral Fellowship.
Justin Anast, 3rd year PhD student in Dr. Schmitz-Esser's lab, received an International Association of Food Protection (IAFP) student travel scholarship to attend the annual meeting which will be held in Louisville, Kentucky.
Dennis Psaroudakis, a Fulbright Grantee from Germany who has been studying in the IM program for the last two semesters, presented the research he and his co-workers at Carolyn Lawrence-Dill's lab have been doing at the Plant and Animal Genome Conference 2019 in San Diego. The 15-minute talk was called Automatically Assigning GO Terms to Plant Gene Models and part of a workshop with the title Challenges and Opportunities in Plant Science Data Management.
The Undergraduate Microbiology Program is seeking Graduate Teaching Assistants for Fall 2019 and Spring 2020. We are seeking applicants who have a background in microbiology and an interest in teaching and providing mentorship to undergraduates from diverse backgrounds.
IM students and faculty have bee busy! Below are recent publications by IM students, faculty, and affiliates. Would you like your research showcased? Send your paper to email@example.com in time for the next edition!
Dr. Laura Jarboe, Associate Professor in the Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering and former Chair of the Interdepartmental Microbiology Program, has recently received a patent for “metabolic engineering of membrane proteins to improve E.
Dr. Iddo Friedberg, Associate Professor in Veterinary Microbiology and Preventative Medicine, is currently searching for students to work in his lab. Specifically, working to understand the relationship between genome structure, evolution, and antibiotic resistance.
Below are recent publications by IM students, faculty, and affiliates. Would you like your research showcased? Send your paper to firstname.lastname@example.org in time for the next edition!
Taylor Wherry, IM student in the Department of Veterinary Pathology, earned the David Francis Award for second place poster presentation in the NC1202 Enteric Diseases of Food Animals division at the Conference for Research Workers in Animal Diseases (CRWAD) in Chicago, Illinois.
The Microbiology Graduate Student Organization (MGSO) had their 2018 Outreach event this October 2018 helping ay the Ames Science Fair located at Edwards Elementary School. This was a family event where grade school students and parents got to run from classroom to classroom to learn about different microbiology techniques!